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Searchable databases and software for reporting and retrieving special education related information.

California Special Education Reference

  • California Special Education Reference (CASER) External link opens in new window or tab. (Posted 22-Jan-2015)
    A word-searchable database of special education-related state and federal statutes and regulations, federal guidance documents, and editions of the Federal Register.

Nonpublic Schools/Agencies

Special Education Local Plans

  • Required components to comply with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as amended in 2004, accompanying regulations, and the California Education Code (Updated 21-Mar-2017)

California Administrative Hearings Database

California Special Education Management Information System (CASEMIS)

Special Education Enrollment Data

  • Annual Performance Report Measures (Updated 16-Aug-2018)
    Short summaries of special education program and student outcome data for California LEAs.
  • DataQuest
    Reports for accountability, enrollment, graduates, dropouts, course enrollments, staffing, English Learners, and test data.
  • CalEdFacts
    Provides statistics and information on a variety of subjects concerning education in California.
Questions: Special Education Division | specedinfoshare@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-4613 
Last Reviewed: Thursday, August 16, 2018
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    Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE) meeting agenda.
  • SELPA Resource Lead Agency System (added 20-Sep-2018)
    The Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Resource Leads are part of the California Statewide System of Support.
  • Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement (updated 04-Sep-2018)
    A notice to all inmates and potential inmates of the Los Angeles County Jail who are eligible for special education and related services, regarding a proposed class action settlement.